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Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Leopard Edition by David Pogue

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The Missing Credits

About the Author

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David Pogue is the weekly tech columnist for the New York Times, an Emmy-winning correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, weekly CNBC contributor, and the creator of the Missing Manual series. He's the author or co-author of 45 books, including 20 in this series and six in the "For Dummies" line (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music). In his other life, David is a former Broadway show conductor, a magician, and a pianist. News, photos, links to his columns, blog, and weekly videos await at www.davidpogue.com.

He welcomes feedback about his books by email at .

About the Creative Team

Sarah Friedlander (production miracle worker) is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology and lives in Campbell, California. She works in high-tech marketing in Silicon Valley and keeps her hands on creative projects as often as she can. When not working, she enjoys interior decorating, sushi, traveling and spending time with her fiancé, Ryan. Her online musings can be found at www.sarahfriedlander.com.

Adam Goldstein (coauthor, previous edition) is the author of AppleScript: The Missing Manual, and has contributed to a number of other titles, including Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Mac OS X Power Hound, and Google: The Missing Manual. In his ample free time, Adam attends M.I.T. Web: www.goldfishsoft.com.

Phil Simpson (design and layout) works out of his office in Southbury, Connecticut, where he has had his graphic design business since 1982. He is experienced in many facets of graphic design, including corporate identity, publication design, and corporate and medical communications. Email: .

Acknowledgments

The Missing Manual series is a joint venture between the dream team introduced on these pages and O'Reilly Media. I'm grateful to all of them, and also to a few people who did massive favors for this book. The prose of Joseph Schorr and Adam Goldstein, contributors to earlier editions, lives on in this one; John Rizzo and Winn Schwartau served as technical editors for previous editions. Teresa Noelle Roberts did some last-minute copyediting of new material; and Lesa Snider King put in a gruelling yet somehow satisfying day helping me create the index. Thanks to David Rogelberg for believing in the idea, and above all, to Jennifer, Kelly, Tia, and Jeffrey, who make these books—and everything else—possible.

David Pogue

The Missing Manual Series

Missing Manuals are witty, superbly written guides to computer products that don't come with printed manuals (which is just about all of them). Each book features a handcrafted index; cross-references to specific page numbers (not just "see Chapter 14"); and RepKover, a binding that lies flat without the assistance of cinder blocks.

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